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Our view: The never-ending debate

Our view: The never-ending debate

March 11, 2010

Many supporters of public education find it heretical for anyone not to support extending the one-mill school property tax in Sarasota County.

Our View: Our 'in-the-margin' governor

Our View: Our 'in-the-margin' governor

March 4, 2010

"Government in the margins" certainly makes it easier to get elected or re-elected, but it does little to address what should be addressed.

OUR VIEW: Public education fatally flawed

OUR VIEW: Public education fatally flawed

February 25, 2010

American culture apparently has embedded the idea, irrevocably, that the education of our children is an obligation of the State.

Letters to the Editor 02.25.10

Letters to the Editor 02.25.10

February 25, 2010

To send in your letters, please e-mail them to mwalsh@yourobserver.com, or mail them to The Sarasota Observer, 1517 State Street, Sarasota, 34236. The Sarasota Observer gives priority to letters of local interest and about local issues. The Observer will print all letters to the editor if it feels they are of general interest, but only if the letter is signed and the author's street address and phone number are given. The editor reserves the right to condense letters.

OUR VIEW: School tax: a failed proposition

OUR VIEW: School tax: a failed proposition

February 18, 2010

In most years in Sarasota County, it's pretty much a given that county voters would support a 1-mill extra property tax for public schools.

MY VIEW: 4 reasons to nix the school tax

MY VIEW: 4 reasons to nix the school tax

February 18, 2010

The reasons why Sarasota County taxpayers — and parents — should oppose the renewal of the district’s special one-mill tax extension continue to mount in stunning fashion.

MY VIEW: Friendship Centers: our biggest secret

MY VIEW: Friendship Centers: our biggest secret

February 18, 2010

There's more than friendship to be found at Sarasota's Senior Friendship Centers. Visit one, you’ll be amazed.

Letters to the Editor 02.18.10

Letters to the Editor 02.18.10

February 18, 2010

OUR VIEW: Police panel runs amok

OUR VIEW: Police panel runs amok

February 11, 2010

Sometimes criminal-court judges sentence first-time, small-time crime violators to community service. If a judge really wants these types of violators to pay their public due, we’d suggest he sentence them to sitting through the meetings of the Sarasota Police Advisory Panel.

MY VIEW: Why deficits are so pernicious

MY VIEW: Why deficits are so pernicious

February 11, 2010

Editor's Note: The following are excerpts from a 1991 article authored by Robert Higgs, the Thomas F. Gleed Professor in the Albers School of Business and the director of the Center for the Study of Social Dynamics at Seattle University.



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